Yemeni officials pointed to Shiite rebels that have clashed with the government, but the operation is a marked departure from their style of hostage-taking.
The country wants to offer 'retraining' for returning Guantánamo detainees. It also hopes to boost dialogue with religious leaders. Human rights groups are skeptical.
Did alleged attacker Abdulhakid Mujahid Mohammed act on his own, or was he a trained jihadist?
The president stopped in Saudi Arabia, where 79 percent of residents view him favorably, on Wednesday. But in Cairo tomorrow, he'll address a skeptical audience of 1.4 billion Muslims.
Meet the modern-day brigands behind the sometimes sophisticated, always risky operations that raked in an estimated $80 million in ransoms in 2008.
Q&A: Kim Jong Il's drive to make his nation a nuclear power and how that threatens Asian neighbors.
The unrecognized territory hosts tens of thousands of Somali refugees and is trying and imprisoning pirates.
United by a common enemy, South Korea's Navy moves to protect a North Korean cargo ship.